The Obama for America Artworks program is hosting a poster contest around the theme of getting Americans back to work. I’ve spent this sunny day making a poster submission instead of doing chores. It includes 51 of my paintings and the message is about supporting local economies. Sales of many of these daily paintings paid […]
$64 © Pam Van Londen 2010, Campus Garden 2, 8×8 oil on clayboard I’ve visited all 50 states and find Corvallis to be the best city for many reasons. Joe Rojas-Burke of The Oregonian explains it in a new way, in his recent article: “How Corvallis exceeds New York City: A view from theoretical physics.”
A few years ago I wrote about designing a pair of pants with a computer built in. The keyboard could be flexible and thin and be embedded in the pant legs. The display would project holographically in front of the wearer. MIT students have perfected the idea…see the movie:
Ping, bam, slam, bab, slap! Ping! Oh, if you ping one more time I’ll bap your lights out. You pinball machine, or should I say pingball machine? Ping!
I wish I could fly right over the ocean, right over my home, and beyond my state. I wish I could fly, but every morning I wake from my dreams I’m in my same old bed.
I’m going downtown in Manhattan! Of course, it will be crowded and if I ask for directions, people will say, “No. Too bad, Yah yah. Not my Problem. Go to the Help Desk. Nah, forget it.” (People aren’t very nice sometimes.) And it will be noisy with all the cars going beep, honk, zip, screeech, […]
One of the world’s great heros, Nelson Mandela, explains the concept of Ubuntu, in a video provided by YouTube video.
Ann Haymond Zwinger crafted Downcanyon in 1995 so she could describe the Colorado River and the canyon. She does it in roughly 300 pages. Her ability to capture the canyon’s essense is far better than mine, so you’ll have to either read the book or go there yourself!
I’ve been searching and seaching for quilt patterns, either of a USA map, or of a traditional pattern for each state. This site seems to have traditional blocks for all 50: Quilter’s Cache If you find a map of the USA for a full sized quilt, let me know.
By Victoria Finlay Wish I’d had been the one to travel and write this pertinent book.
An artist and a photographer from the Gulf Coast are traveling together by RV around the Americas to paint, spread the word about ArtUnited.org, and write about life’s mysterious adventures: Cayc Wolff and De Waters. They have modified their RV interior to accomodate workspace for canvas, laptops, and supplies, and removed the standard logos outside […]
Today we found a surprise in the hills above The Meadow House…Tashi Choling Mandala Garden and Temple for Vajrayana Buddhism. We wound our way up the railroad tracks to the Mandala Garden. Neither of us has been to a Buddhist temple grounds before. A student was sanding the White Tara stature to prepare for repainting. […]
Buy some good quality stew beef (otherwise what’s the point) and throw it in a big pan set on medium heat. Slice up and throw in the onion left over from the bon voyage party. Pour in Hilary and Bedo’s wine left over from the bon voyage and poker parties (about 1 cup). Slice up […]
Check into voice over IP Broadvoice internet phone and xten.com’s xlite free online phone software. We already have a headset; does it sound good?
check into this http://h.webring.com/hub?ring=falcor
Recommended by Ben J. Reportedly distracts you from doing anything else, so may not be safe to listen to while in heavy traffic.
Find out what’s happening around the nation in March regarding women’s history, at the NWHP.org site.